[robotics-worldwide] Reminder: IJCAI-07 CALL FOR TUTORIALS APPROACHING

Cynthia Breazeal cynthiab at media.mit.edu
Wed Mar 15 13:11:30 PST 2006



Twentieth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence
6-12 January, 2007          Hyderabad, India       www.ijcai-07.org
Theme: Artificial Intelligence and Its Benefits to Society

The IJCAI-07 program will include workshops, tutorials, and oral and
poster presentations of technical papers. The theme of the conference,
Artificial Intelligence and Its Benefits to Society, has been chosen
to enable the understanding of the existing and potential
contributions of artificial AI research and development to the quality
of life. The program will include panels and invited talks on the
theme.

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CALL FOR TUTORIAL PROPOSALS, details at
www.ijcai07.org/call_tutorial_proposal.html

Tutorial proposals are invited, serving one or more of the following
objectives: (i) introduce novices to major topics of AI; (ii)
introduce expert non specialists to an AI subarea; (iii) motivate and
explain a topic of emerging importance for AI; (iv) survey a mature
area of AI research and/or practice; (v) provide instruction in
established but specialized AI methodologies; (vi) present a novel
synthesis combining distinct lines of AI work. Recommendations of
topics or presenters are welcome to the Tutorial Chair,
tutorials07 at ijcai.org.

Important Dates:
April 7, 2006 - Proposal submission deadline
May 5, 2006 - Acceptance notification
October 27, 2006 - Syllabus and course handouts
January 6-8, 2007 - IJCAI-07 Tutorials

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CALL FOR WORKSHOP PROPOSALS, details at
www.ijcai07.org/call_workshop.html

Workshops that focus on new and emerging topics, or on applications,
are particularly encouraged. Proposals for workshops should be a
maximum of five pages in length, and, in addition to all the complete
contact information for the organizers, it should contain: (i) a
technical description of the workshop, including the workshop goals;
(ii) the reason of interest of the topic; (iii) a draft workshop
agenda and an organizing schedule; (iv) if available, a list of
tentatively confirmed attendees; (v) a list of related workshops held
within the last three years, if any, and their relation to the
proposed workshop.

Important Dates:
May 2, 2006 - Proposal submission deadline
June 2, 2006 - Acceptance notification
September 25, 2006 - Submission of papers to workshops
October 23, 2006 - Workshop paper acceptance notification
November 15, 2006 - Final complete workshop notes deadline
January 6-8, 2007 - IJCAI-07 Workshops

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CALL FOR TECHNICAL PAPERS, details at www.ijcai07.org/

Submissions are invited on significant, original, and previously
unpublished research on all aspects of artificial
intelligence. Technical papers, not to exceed six pages, will be
accepted for oral or poster presentation, in one of twelve major
areas, namely, constraint satisfaction, control learning, learning,
knowledge representation and reasoning, multi-agent systems, natural
language processing, planning and scheduling, robotics, search,
uncertainty, web/information retrieval/data mining, and other. Authors
are fully responsible to follow the complete submission details in
terms of format, anonimity, and originality.

Important Dates:
June 23, 2006 - Electronic abstract submission deadline
June 30, 2006 - Electronic paper submission deadline
September 18, 2006 - Paper notifications sent
October 16, 2006 - Camera-ready copy due
January 9-12, 2007 - IJCAI-07 Technical program

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Tutorial Chair
Cynthia Lynn Breazeal
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
tutorials07 at ijcai.org

Workshop Chair
Carles Sierra
Spanish National Research Council
workshops07 at ijcai.org

Program Chair
Manuela M. Veloso
Carnegie Mellon University
pcchair07 at ijcai.org

Conference Chair
Ramon Lopez de Mantaras
Spanish Council for Scientific Research
confchair07 at ijcai.org

Local Arrangements Committee-07 (LAC) Secretariat
Vijaya Sekhar K S, Asst. Manager (Outreach Division)
International Institute for Information Technology
vijay at iiit.ac.in
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